Basic Material Dividend Stocks With Improved Earnings Growth Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Basic material stocks are elementary for the economy. What they mine will be processed by downstream companies. The price of commodities leads to growth of the economy; stimulating or slowing down. Basic material stocks can only become to an unbeatable asset at high prices of raw materials.
In order to find some opportunities, I screened the sector by stocks with an earnings and sales growth of more than fifteen percent over the past five years. In order to catch up only those stocks with a gaining earnings momentum, I observed only those stocks with a quarter over quarter sales and earnings per share growth of more than twenty-five percent. Exactly eleven companies fulfilled these criteria of which one is a high yield; nine are recommended to buy.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 14.87 and forward P/E ratio is 11.77. The dividend yield has a value of 1.73 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.53 and price to sales ratio 4.43. The operating margin amounts to 33.83 percent. Sales increased 59.51 percent compared to the figures from the same quarter last year (33.67 percent 5-year average) and the earnings per share grew 150.57 percent quarter over quarter (58.51 percent 5-year average).
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